Alhaji Kamil Bolarinwa, President, Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT), has referred to as on Muslims leaders and other stakeholders to grow their assist for youngsters training in Nigeria.
He made the decision on Sunday in Ibadan at some stage in a Ramadan lecture/ Iftar organized by way of Chief Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, at his Ibadan house.
Bolarinwa who’s a former Director-General, Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), said such might help keep away from the calamity of excessive illiteracy ravaging the North and excessive fee of employment presently inside the Southwest.
The former NBC DG implored Muslims to make certain their children are educated, announcing such became a high-quality legacy no one should shy away from.
Bolarinwa said there has been presently excessive attention of illiteracy amongst Muslim youngsters within the north, including such was already rearing its unsightly head inside the south west coupled with high rate of unemployment that could spell doom for the us of a.
“We want to work to have international elegance colleges, we want to get our Muslim kids back to highschool. I want to name on all our Muslims dignitaries to growth what you’re doing for Islam.
“Either we love or now not, the price of illiteracy in those elements of the country coupled with increasing charge of unemployment down the south west, even though we also are having extra youngsters out of school; hazard is looming and we need to be equipped to arrest it.
“That is why we are calling on all of you to position greater efforts in what we’re doing in Fountain University to almost do something.
He said that the richest among mankind became the wealthy who spent cash to get extra humans educated.
“Don’t examine your pocket, but at what your money will do for you. It will get you greater youngsters outside your organic youngsters and earn you extra respect,” he stated.
Prof. Abdul-Hafeez Oladosu from University of Ibadan, cautioned the humans on their competitive pursuit of wealth, urging them now not to sacrifice their hereafter.
“Ramadan is right here to strengthen us spiritually. Today, all of us both excessive and low wants to be billionaires. Before it was once millionaires and now billionaires.
“As Muslims, the Quran has taught us that the pursuit of this global is k, however it have to now not be on the fee of the hereafter,” he said.
Alhaji Moruf Onike, NASFAT Chief Missioner, in his sermon, careworn the significance of Salat (Prayer) to the Muslims.
Onike additionally counseled the human beings to always ask questions about whatever changed into no longer clear to them, pronouncing such become allowed and permitted in Islam.
Fagbemi thank you all the guests, announcing that the essence of the occasion became to retain to make contributions to the development of Islam.
“The primary purpose for setting up this occasion is to convey collectively the residence of Islam, help one another and assist in the development of Islam as faith in my very own little way.
“I even have continually love residing within the tenets of the religion,” he stated.
NAN reports that a special prayer held for Fagbemi turned into led by way of Dr Bashir Olanrewaju, the Chief Missioner, Ansar-ud-Deen Society
Among the ones in attendance were Alhaji Daud Akinola, Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Prof. Hamid Sanni, Vice-Chancellor, Fountain University, Alhaji Kunle Sanni, Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State and hosts of others.